Studio News

Press   

Lance Kramer receives DC Mayor's Arts Award

This month we are proud to celebrate the artistic achievements of MHP’s Executive Director, Lance Kramer. Lance has been awarded the 29th Annual Mayor’s Arts Award in the Innovation in the Arts category. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are “the highest honors conferred by the District of Columbia in recognition of artistic excellence and service."
Continue reading >
Youth Documentary Program   

'Doing it for Me' Screening at the Department of Education

We're thrilled to announce that our student-produced film Doing It for Me will be screened for an audience of policymakers tomorrow at the Department of Education, as part of a discussion about issues related to high school dropouts and dropout prevention.  
Continue reading >
Essays   Youth Documentary Program   

Engaging Young Hearts and Minds: The Youth Documentary Program

It's been just over a year since Doing It for Me premiered at the Sitar Arts Center, but the film continues to reach audiences at regional film festivals, policy forums, and beyond.
Continue reading >
Press   

MHP featured on GMU's Studio A

For decades, community-based media has faced unique challenges for filmmakers and storytellers, especially in a rapidly changing media landscape. MHP’s executive director, Lance Kramer, had the opportunity to discuss some of these challenges, along with the benefits and impact of community-based filmmaking recently on George Mason University’s Studio A.
Continue reading >
Client Projects   

Wows, Wonders, and Lessons from 524

About a year ago, we teamed up with our neighbors Young Playwrights' Theater (YPT) and the Detroit-based InsideOut Literary Arts Project (iO) to create The 524 Project, a cross-country collaboration that connected a class at Ballou Senior High School in Washington, DC with one at Western International High School in Detroit.
Continue reading >
Youth Documentary Program   Press   

MHP Intern Speaks at TEDxYouth

On May 28th 2014, Meridian Hill Pictures intern and student film director Leah Edwards gave a talk at TEDxYouth@ColumbiaHeights entitled “Storytelling Superheroes: We Are Our Stories.” Below is a version of the speech edited for our blog.
Continue reading >
Trainings   

Community Video Storytelling

Community Video Storytelling is built on the idea that when individuals from a community come together to share stories of critical importance from diverse perspectives, a broad and powerful portrait of a community's hopes and concerns can emerge. 
Continue reading >
Youth Documentary Program   Press   

Thoughts from a Teaching Artist

 
Continue reading >
Client Projects   Press   

Scholar & Sailor Featured at Public Symposium

Dr. Jeffrey Bolster and Gregory White pose for a photo with Dr. Bolster's book.
Continue reading >
Youth Documentary Program   Press   

Doing It for Me Completes Spring Festival Run

MHP students and filmmakers at the 2014 West Chester Film Festival. From left: Victoria, Precious, Jayana, and Leah Over the past two months, Meridian Hill Pictures’ short student doc Doing It for Me screened at three local film festivals: Bethesda Film Fest, Annapolis Film Festival, and West Chester Film Festival. The film tells the intimate story of two high school students who have dropped out and their best friend who encourages them to improve their circumstances.
Continue reading >

Meridian Hill Pictures Events

No upcoming events published. Sign up here for updates.

Explore more events >

Contact Us

Join Meridian Hill Pictures